Family dancing stories by David Leavitt

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Manners and customs,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby David Leavitt
LC ClassificationsPS3562.E2618 F3 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24773494M
ISBN 100394538722
ISBN 109780394538723
LC Control Number84047679

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